Michigan Cercospora Nursery 2023
|April27||We planted the Cercospora Nursery on Thursday, April 27.|
|May24||The beets have emerged and they're doing well. We could use some rain.|
|June2||The beets were thinned.|
|June8||The beets are growing well. It has been dry and hot – some rain is needed.|
The beets are doing pretty well. We received 0.4” of rain last week. Some rain would be helpful – it’s been hot and dry again this week.
We inoculated the Cercospora nursery.
|August2||We have had frequent rain and disease is developing. We rated the nursery and ratings were 1-3.|
We rated the nursery and ratings were between 1 and 4. See the photo for an idea of some of the spots we’re seeing.
|August16||We rated the Cercospora nursery and most ratings were between 1 and 5 with a few 6s.|
|August21||We rated the Cercospora nursery. Ratings were between 1 and 7.|
|August28||We rated the nursery and the ratings were 1-8.|
|September6||We rated the nursery and the ratings were 2-8. This will be our last rating due to regrowth.|